Off the shoulder red silk dress

Added Sep 2, 2012

by xrosyposyx

Bristol, United ...

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Description

This was a dress I made to go to a friends wedding. I wanted something flattering and 50s inspired with a full skirt and petticoat.

I drafted the pattern so that the princess seams at the bust and side back followed through to the shoulder straps to give a fluid line. This actual dress had to be made in my day off so it actually took 12 hours of constant sewing!

The silk/cotton fabric is from Goldhawk Road in London and feels amazing.

The dress is lined in white cotton and the petticoat is made from tulle and cotton with a ribbon trim.

I have blogged about it here: http://wp.me/p2o8lQ-2w

Material Notes

red silk/cotton mix with dots. white cotton lining. invisible zip with hooks and eyes

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Summer, Spring
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Evening Wear, Romantic, Vintage
Material
Cotton, Blends, Silk

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    Sep 3, 2012, 07.35 PMby caireen

    That’s just so gorgeous! I love the colour!

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    Sep 3, 2012, 08.45 AMby Guduline

    Very nice!

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    Sep 3, 2012, 05.15 AMby Lydiamr26

    very pretty

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    Sep 2, 2012, 09.53 PMby mahaila

    Such a cute dress! Perfect for a wedding. Love the colour too!

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    Sep 2, 2012, 04.52 PMby Matidie

    I definitely love the fabric !

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    Sep 2, 2012, 01.29 PMby laracrj

    Oo very nice! I love the way you’ve done the princess seams. Gorgeous fabric too!

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